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Five things you should stop doing to people who have lost loved ones

Navigating grief is difficult, whether you are the one going through it or you’re supporting someone who is. It can be hard to know what to do or say, and every loss is different. I can only speak from my own experience, but as someone who lost their Mom to cancer at age five, I’ve heard my fair share of unhelpful comments over the years. And while no one ever means to be…

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Lauren Phillips-Freeman

Lauren Phillips-Freeman

Lauren Phillips-Freeman is a language teacher and writer with a love of words in all their forms. She uses writing to help her process her own tangled emotions.